meet the lizards
Señor Saźon, chief of operations
liza q. furr, lead lizard / owner of dirty lizard ceramics studio
liza is a 29-year-old multidisciplinary artist born n’ raised in hollywood, fl. she has has been working with clay since 2014, and launched dirty lizard in the summer of 2023.
liza combines a range of wheelthrowing and handbuilding techniques to create quietly curved, and sometimes complex forms with pitted and weathered surfaces in an effort to reflect the south floridian landscape, from its deco-inspired, sometimes mechanical architecture to the algae-stained stucco and muted greens, reds and yellows seen in our surrounding swamplands.
nick abrami, co-owner and kiln wizard
nick abrami is from st. pete, florida and has been working / teaching / experimenting with clay since 2007.
nick sculpts and stretches coils of clay to resemble the structural components of buildings and objects relegated to non-use and memory over time, an idea/object generally referred to as a “thomasson.” these are objects in our every day life that remain physically present in spite of the redevelopment, renewal, and eventual replacement of the original environment.
nick is currently working on a new series of smaller works he intends to show in spring 2024.
andrew medina, weekday wheel instructor
Andrew is a multimedia artist living in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been working with clay for over 6 years.
andrew is currently working in freeform sculpture, utilizing coil building and slab forming techniques to produce biophilic and architectural ceramics. his work features detailed structures displayed within a body of metamorphosis, which he the highlights with brightly colored gradients to evoke unexpected energy in otherwise stoic sculptures.